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Futurismo Azores Adventures

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“whale watching”(128 reviews)
“sperm whales”(52 reviews)
“common dolphins”(38 reviews)
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Futurismo is a big reference in the whale watching in the Azores with about 30 years of knowledge. We are dedicated to science and research. Between 2008 and 2017 we have registered more than 11 thousand sightings in a universe of more than 20...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Portas Do Mar, Loja 26, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-555, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a half day boat cruise, on one of their large catamaran boats, in the afternoon. from the start the tour was run professionally and smoothly with a twenty minute presentation covering health and safety issues and a history of the islands of...More

Thank dutch1000
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were really hoping to see whales but unfortunately we didn't. We did see multiple pods of dolphins - both bottlenose and common - who all put on a great show for us with their jumping and swimming up close to the...More

Thank jielstsh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked it directly with futurismo with one of their agents on the shoreline. Communication was clear and so was the boat specification (catamaran). In the presentation it was well explained what to expect and that as the animals are wild their is no guarantee...More

Thank Karen Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great afternoon watching a family of sperm whales ... about 8 in total with a couple of young ones, plus a loggerhead turtle. It was a great afternoon. You always think you are going to be lucky ... but we were!

Thank frances882018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked 6 days program in vans or jeeps and were unpleasantly surprised when Futurismo combined our tour to Furnus with 25 other people. Just pick up from hotels took 1.5 hours! Numerous attractions of this tour were missed due the wait for whole group...More

Thank ValeriaP335
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our whale watching trip back in late spring and it was to be the highlight of our trip to the Azores. When we arrived we were advised that our planned whale watching trip had been cancelled due to the weather and were told...More

Thank Pineapplepaul
Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pineapplepaul, Thank you for your feedback. It’s always important for us. We would like to clarify with you some things we think that are important for all. Your first whale watching trip was canceled because of the storm Helene. There may have been a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent trip for 3 hrs and found sperms Wales and dolphins. The large boat was not too crowded and we were higher than the ribs so we were able to see whales further away.

Thank stu3kim
Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback! We do our best to provide the best experiences to all our guests. It is nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a full day service Swimming with dolphins and trip to Lagoa da Fogo! The entire crew was really into it, extremely helpful, very patient, always ready to give you tons of information and very professional! They tried so hard to find the dolphin...More

Thank Pula_guy
Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We do our best to provide the best experiences to all our guests. It is nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you in the future for more adventures and experiences! :)...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very well run whale watching operation. Very professional. We saw an adult, male sperm whale. Take sunscreen!

Thank MGStickler
Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback! We do our best to provide the best experiences to all our guests. It is nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. Regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was one of the most exciting things I've done. I never swam in the open ocean before, so at first it was scary, and the first time I entered the water I panicked and went back immediately to the boat. But I decided to...More

Thank karpada
Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear "Karpada", Thank you for your feedback! It's very important. Nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. It is also very important to realize that it's swimming with wild dolphins in open waters. They are obviously not trained. It's not an experience...More

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Elisandra1980
8 February 2018|
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Response from Sandrina R |
Dear Elisandra, Thank you for your interest. The best time to see whales here in the Azores is from March to June since the baleen whales are passing by during that period of time. We do have our resident species that can... More
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TasmanianRed
30 January 2018|
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Response from SandrinaR25 | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. You can experience a whale and dolphin tour with children of any age. For this cases we do recommend the catamaran, a more comfortable boat for them. The best season to sail with kids would be... More
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Zeinab J
11 June 2017|
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Response from Ruben R | Property representative |
Dear Zeinab, Thank for your question. Yes, of course you can. Special Sperm Whales. And you can have more: our guarantee that you will see whales on North side of the Island. If not you have free tours til you see a Whale... More
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